Lollapalooza 2018: The Good, The Bad, and The Lobster Corndogs

For the eighth year in a row, I strolled into an all too familiar Lollapalooza at Chicago’s own Grant Park. As in years past, I found myself immediately met with groups festival goers adorned in the staple Tune Squad jersey and all too many crop tops to count. Mutterings lobster …

Illenium Signs with Major Music Label After Surpassing 1 Billion Streams

Illenium has been putting in work lately. With no signs stopping, the young phenom recently released an emotional track called, “Take You Down” which did great. However, one detail seemed quite different. It revealed that the single did not come under Illenium‘s Seeking Blue label. Instead, it saw its release …

Kayzo and Gammer Go Hard in New Track 'Forever'

Kayzo & Gammer – Forever It’s 2018, and Bass Music is thriving. There couldn’t be better pro this than the music Kayzo & Gammer’s are releasing both alone and together. Having previously collaborated on tracks such as ‘Frequency‘, ‘Over The Edge‘, and ‘Periscope’, it’s easy to see that the duo have styles …

Anikdote Teams Up With Hip Hop Artist Hi-Rez For "Horns & Halos"

Anikdote – Horns & Halos (feat. Hi-Rez) Music producer/DJ Anikdote has teamed up with hip-hop artist Hi-Rez for a hard-hitting trap single, ‘Horns & Halos‘. The fast-rising producer delivers a spectacular fast-paced trap single with a heavy drop and extraordinary verses from Hi-Rez. ‘Horns & Halos’ gives the listeners everything you can …

SLANDER & Crankdat – Kneel Before Me feat. Asking Alexandria

You read that correctly. Going full 2011-era Skrillex when he and Kill the Noise made a song with Korn, SLANDER and Crankdat have made an insane trap-electronicore track with Asking Alexandria. Released on Monstercat and Sumerian Records, this track blends electronic guitar melodies and metal scream vocals so fittingly with …

Insomniac Took HARD Summer to the Next Level [Event Review]

If you live in Southern California and are a music fan any kind, chances are you’ve been to a HARD Summer. Celebrating its 11th edition this year, HARD Summer is certainly one the most venerated and revered festivals on the circuit. However, HARD has always had a fraught existence in …

Getter Announces New Album Release Date & The (Surprising) Label It's Releasing On

It’s been 6 months since Getter last put out music, his entitled Dahlia I. He’s only released one other track this year, the album single “,” but fans can expect much more next month when he drops his album Visceral on September 28. Getter’s musical transformation from trenchlord to melodic genius to …

ILLENIUM Passes 1 Billion Streams & Signs To Exclusive Major Label Deal

While going back and listening again to ILLENIUM’s latest single, “Take You Down” (as we enjoy doing), we noticed that the song wasn’t released under his usual Seeking Blue label, but rather with Astralwerks/Capitol Records. After reaching out to ILLENIUM’s management, we were told that the artist has parted ways …

Carnage Drops 'Papi Gordo' Name, Changes It To 'El Diablo'

Carnage has been known by ‘Papi Gordo’ for as long as we can remember, but according to the Guatemalan-American producer, ‘Papi Gordo’ is now dead – and ‘El Diablo’ will be taking its place. “It’s time for me to get back on my bullshit,” writes Carnage in a short statement to …

Fransis Derelle x Focus Fire's New Dimensional Track 'Arcadia'

Fransis Derelle x Focus Fire – Arcadia Fransis Derelle has teamed up with Focus Fire, a duo from LA, to release their new dimensional track ‘Arcadia‘. Also, featured on the track are phenomenal vocals by Convex. Once again, Derelle is satisfying his fans with another piece hybrid music magic. This track, …

Armin, Kygo, Afrojack Meet with Cancer Survivors @ UNTOLD Festival

During last weekend’s fourth edition Untold Festival, a weekend full acts and festivities were planned, but there was something special in store for a certain group individuals as well. Armin Van Buuren, Afrojack, Kygo and Danny Avila had all taken the time to greet youth cancer survivors in meetings that …

"Dancing On My Own" Singer And Dance Music Icon Robyn Returns After 8 Years

Robyn‘s still got it! The singer might have fallen radio silent on us for years, but she’s back and amazing as ever! Just over a week ago, Robyn dropped “Missing U,” her first song in eight years, which she says is a message to her fans. Days later, she graced …

Watch & Listen To Full HARD Summer 2018 Sets

HARD Summer wrapped up last weekend and was the biggest and best one yet. The Speedway in Fontana, California opened up for electronic music fans from all across the world the celebrate the unique HARD Summer event. This year, HARD Summer had an absolutely amazing stream to go along with …

Groove Cruise Miami 2019 Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary With Unbelievable Lineup

While over the past several years many cruise ship festivals have popped up, there is one true gold standard. Of course, I am talking about The Groove Cruise. While other floating festivals have had their fair share struggles and controversies, it has been smooth sailing for the flagship cruise festival …

Dance Music Producer Dead After Southern California Plane Crash

Producer, DJ and vocalist Navid Izadi has passed away following a plane crash, which also took his mother’s life. On Sunday, August 5th, the Cessna 414 aircraft they were traveling on reportedly nose dived into a retail parking lot near John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, California. None the five people onboard survived, but …

Your EDM Premiere: Bailo, VRG, & Born I Music Team Up For Thunderous Single, "Firestorm"

If you’re needing something to give you that boost to conquer this day, look no further. Bailo, VRG, and rapper Born I Music all teamed up for the massive single, “Firestorm”, that truly lives up to the name. It’s the first time these three have come together and it is …

Lil Pump Says His Lollapalooza Set Was Shut Down For Going "Too Hard"

Lil Pump‘s set over the weekend was apparently so lit that it got shut down. The rapper says organizers cut him f because the crowd was going too hard, and he thinks it’s wack. It’s difficult to say exactly what triggered the shortened set. The crowd was definitely packed in, …

Illenium Launches Brand New Behind-The-Scenes "Ignite" Series On YouTube

It’s always fascinating when you get the opportunity to see a pressional behind the scenes, and that’s no different for DJs. DJs are among the most-traveled pressionals in the world, sometimes traveling to multiple continents a week at the highest levels like Steve Aoki or Tiësto. However, you don’t even …

Watch Armin van Buuren's Incredible 7-Hour Set At Untold Festival In Romania

Yes, you read that headline correctly. Armin van Buuren just wrapped up an absolutely incredible 7-hour set last night at the Untold Festival in Romania. Armin is no stranger to massive length sets, as he played a 5.5-hour set last year at this very same festival and has routinely done …

Prince's 'The Black Album' breaks Discogs' record for most expensive item sold

Prince’s rarest release titled ‘The Black Album’ broke Discog’s record for the most expensive item ever sold on the online marketplace, having sold for $27,500. In June, a former record pressing plant employee revealed that he found an original Canadian pressing of Prince’s ‘The Black Album’, considered his rarest album …

Kayzo Brought Out Papa Roach's Jacoby Shaddix During Lollapalooza Set

Lollapalooza may be a wrap for 2018, but the memorable moments are far from gone. Kayzo’s performance at the Perry’s stage was one those moments. The Los Angeles producer brought out Papa Roach’s lead vocalist, Jacoby Shaddix, to do vocals for Kayzo’s popular “Last Resort” remix. Jacoby rocked the vocals …

Deadmau5 Explains Why He Broke His Promise To Produce This Artist's Album

deadmau5 is clearing the air after an apparent failed to produce Bo Mason‘s album. Long story short: mau5 discovered soulful singer one day, fell in love with his work, and promised that once the rising star hit 1 million plays on his music the producer would fly him out to Canada …

Ekali Unleashes Insane New 1788-L Collab At HARD Summer For The First Time [MUST WATCH]

Not that we’re surprised in the least, but this new Ekali x 1788-L track goes even harder than we expected! Just days ago Ekali prepped us with a single tweet — he’d soon unleash the makings between the two producers. But still, we weren’t quite ready for the kind insanity …